The Myopia Guide: One size doesn't fit all

Three practitioners share case studies to demonstrate how various forms of myopia management have benefitted their patients and boosted business. Emma White reports.

Clockwise from left: Iain Johnson, Craig McArthur and Alex Smith

Iain Johnson, optometrist director at Cheshire-based Johnson and Leatherbarrow, says that myopia management has become a big part of the practice business. ‘If priced correctly, it can help build the business, whilst also being extremely gratifying at the same time.

Anyone who is on the fence as to whether to start offering one form or another, I would say to go for it. With the right training it is possible for anyone to get involved,’ he says.

Johnson’s case study patient is a 13 year old male who engages in lots of sport including football and swimming. The patient’s parents heard about orthokeratology treatment through a friend and approached the practice as they were concerned that their son’s prescription had increased at each visit and they were both myopic too.

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